To remove dreadlocks without cutting hair, soak your hair in hot water with a wax-removal product for 10 to 30 minutes or until the wax begins to loosen. Wash your hair. Work a large amount of high-quality conditioner through your dreadlocks, and pull each dreadlock apart slowly with a strong comb.Know More
Use your fingers or a strong comb to break up any large clusters or knots. Work slowly, and take care not to rip your hair. Separate your dreads as much as possible by hand.
Buy a dreadlock-removal kit that includes a wax-removal shampoo and a conditioner. Wet your hair, and work the shampoo through your dreadlocks, taking care to coat your entire head. Fill a bathtub or a 5-gallon bucket with water that is as hot as you can stand. Let your head soak for 10 minutes. Work the dreadlock removal conditioner through your hair.
Separate one dreadlock at a time from the rest of your hair. Pull the other dreadlocks back, and clip them on top of your head. Use a strong comb to poke a hole through the bottom of the dreadlock, and pull through the dread to the end in a slow motion. Do the same all the way up the dread to loosen the knots, working in small increments. Carefully comb through the hair, starting from the bottom and working up. Repeat the process on each of your dreads, using conditioner to provide extra lubrication.
To remove candle wax from crystal, gently scrape away the excess wax, immerse in hot water to soften the stuck-on wax, use a delicate sponge to wipe wax from any crevasses on the crystal, and wash in warm, sudsy water. Avoid pouring melted wax down the drain to prevent clogs.Full Answer >
To make dreadlocks, prepare the hair, apply product to individual strands and tease them. Roll locks clockwise, and secure with clips. Maintain dreads until they lock by washing gently and palm rolling regularly.Full Answer >
Rastafarians wear dreadlocks because, according to their religion, dreadlocks symbolize the mane of the Lion of Judah and their own resistance to "Babylon." Babylon is the term used to describe the world that Rastafarians see as being plagued by oppression, capitalism and materialism. During the Rastafari movements, Rastafarians grew their dreads to distinguish their hair from the silky straight hair of those they considered to be their oppressors.Full Answer >
Dreadlocks can be retwisted by beginning with the top 3 inches of a dread nearest the root. Twist this part of the dread, and apply any type of locking cream while twisting to help style the twist. Clip them in place and allow to completely dry.Full Answer >